Verizon Interested in Vodafone's Shares in VZW
Jan 27, 2006, 3:35 PM by (staff)
Verizon Communications, part owner of Verizon Wireless, said this week they would like to increase their stake in the wireless arm. Vodafone, a major European carrier, currently owns 45% of the wireless venture. Vodafone could force Verizon to buy back all of its shares in VZW in the coming year for between $10 and 20 billion, however that is not the only way for Verizon to increase its stake. Verizon is hoping the two companies can come to an agreement for Vodafone to sell some or all of its shares.
Motorola Debuts New Droid Zs with Swappable Back Modules
Jun 9, 2016
Motorola today announced two new smartphones, the Moto Z Droid and Moto Z Force Droid, both of which adopt a modular design that allows users to enhance them with attachable accessories. The phones are spiritual successors to last year's Turbo 2 and Maxx 2 handsets, but take on new design language in addition to support for the Moto Mods modules.
ARM's Cortex A76 Core Relies On 7nm Process for Speed and Efficiency Gains
May 31, 2018
ARM today announced a new series of processors cores for mobile devices that it says will increase performance without impacting battery life. The new Cortex A76 processor core is built using a 7nm process that ARM says delivers a 35% boost in speed and a 40% improvement in efficiency when compared to its previous 10nm core.
Verizon Kicks Off Preorders for Moto Z Droid and Z Force Droid
Jul 21, 2016
Verizon Wireless today began accepting preorders for the Motorola Moto Z Droid and Moto Z Force Droid, which will reach stores on July 28. The Moto Z costs $624 ($26 per month) and the Z Force costs $720 ($30 per month).
LG X Venture Delivers Inexpensive, Rugged Performance
May 22, 2017
LG today announced the X venture, an affordable Android smartphone that can take a beating. The phone has an IP68 rating for protection against water and dust, and a mil-spec 810g rating for durability against drops, bumps, scrapes, and other abuse.
ARM Reveals DynamIQ Processor Design with AI In Mind
Mar 21, 2017
ARM today announced DynamIQ, a new way to manage multi-core systems that gives them the ability to scale exactly to the tasks or needs at hand. DynamIQ expands on ARM's big.LITTLE technology, which allows for paired sets of high-power and low-power processor cores to tackle specific tasks based on the computing requirements.
Smart move on Verizon's part, but will Vodafone give in?
It is a tough decision.
What does everyone else think?